EN[ˈʌpsɛt] [ʌpˈsɛt] [-ɛt]
US, noun US, verb/adjective

    Definition of upset in English Dictionary

  • NomPLupsets
    1. NU Disturbance or disruption.
      1. My late arrival caused the professor considerable upset.
    2. NC (sports) An unexpected victory of a competitor that was not favored.
      1. But it is probably the biggest upset for the away side since Ronnie Radford smashed a famous goal as Hereford defeated Newcastle 2-1 in 1972.
    3. (automobile insurance) An overturn.
      1. "collision and upset": impact with another object or an overturn for whatever reason.
    4. An upset stomach.
      1. (mathematics) An upper set; a subset (X,≤) of a partially ordered set with the property that, if x is in U and x≤y, then y is in U.
      2. VerbeSGupsetsPRupsetting
        1. VT To make (a person) angry, distressed, or unhappy.
          1. I’m sure the bad news will upset him, but he needs to know.
        2. VT To disturb, disrupt or adversely alter (something).
          1. Introducing a foreign species can upset the ecological balance.
          2. The fatty meat upset his stomach.
        3. VT To tip or overturn (something).
          1. VT To defeat unexpectedly.
            1. Truman upset Dewey in the 1948 US presidential election.
          2. VI To be upset or knocked over.
            1. The carriage upset when the horse bolted.
          3. OBS To set up; to put upright.
            1. To thicken and shorten, as a heated piece of iron, by hammering on the end.
              1. To shorten (a tire) in the process of resetting, originally by cutting it and hammering on the ends.
              2. AdjectifCOMmore upsetSUPmost upset
                1. (of a person) Angry, distressed, or unhappy.
                  1. He was upset when she refused his friendship.
                  2. My children often get upset with their classmates.
                2. (of a stomach or gastrointestinal tract, referred to as stomach) Feeling unwell, nauseated, or ready to vomit.
                  1. His stomach was upset, so he didn't want to move.
              3. Plus d'exemples
                1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                  • Earlier the gentleman from California (Mr. Cardoza) got up on the floor, and he was upset that somebody had said that the underlying bill would eviscerate the Endangered Species Act.
                  • The coach was so upset with his team after they lost that he gave them an hour-long tongue-lashing.
                  • Parents of younger children often become upset when they are told that they cannot sit in on the psychological assessment.
              • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                1. Adjectifs
                  • Noms
                    • Noms Dénombrable
                      • Singularia tantum
                        • Noms Indénombrable
                      • Verbes
                        • Formes verbales
                          • Formes de verbes irréguliers
                            • Participes passés irréguliers
                              • Formes de dernières simples irréguliers
                            • Verbes intransitifs
                              • Verbes transitifs
                                • Verbes par type d'inflexion
                                  • Verbes irréguliers
                              Liens Connexes:
                              1. en upsetting
                              2. en upsets
                              3. en upsetted
                              4. en upsetter
                              5. en upsetters
                              Source: Wiktionnaire

                              Meaning of upset for the defined word.

                              Grammaticalement, ce mot "upset" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un formes verbale, un verbes intransitif, un verbes transitif et un verbes par type d'inflexion.
                              Difficulté: Niveau 2
                              Facile     ➨     Difficile
                              Définition: Niveau 9
                              Précis    ➨     Polyvalent